Brand: Carafate

Drug Type: Ulcer protectants

Form: Tablet

Age limit: Children and adults

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Sucralfate 1mg Tablet treats intestinal and stomach ulcers. The working of this medication is mentioned below. It creates a barrier or a coating over the ulcer. This coating or barrier aids the healing process. The intake of this medicine is a short-term treatment process for duodenal ulcers. It can be utilised for up to eight weeks. 


Administer Sucralfate 1mg Tablet by mouth four times daily. It is for treating ulcers. 

A returning ulcer requires tablets to be taken twice daily.

The dosing instructions and the intake instructions are explained to the patient. 

It is taken on an empty stomach, and a gap of an hour is the least one can wait to eat after intake.  


The side effects of taking Sucralfate 1mg Tablet appear differently in different people. A higher dose of the medication could result in adverse side effects- the effects mentioned below. 

  • Back pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Headache
  • Constipation

The physician knows how to deal with and manage the side effects. If the medicine is not taken duly, then more side effects occur. 

The rare side effects may occur in some patients. It is tough to judge the side effects that may arise. 


The dosage depends on severity and patients response. To treat duodenal ulcers, for oral suspension dosage form:

Adults: Take one gram (g) (10 milliliters [mL]) four times per day for four to eight weeks on an empty stomach.

Children: The doctor should determine the use and dosage.

To treat duodenal ulcers, for oral administration (tablets):

Adults: Take one gram (g) four times daily for four to eight weeks on an empty stomach.

Children: The doctor should determine the use and dosage.

Adults should take one gram (g) twice daily on an empty stomach to avoid duodenal ulcers.

Children—The doctor should determine the use and dosage.


  1. The doctor is made aware of all the patients medical problems like kidney problems, and liver problems.
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Sucralfate 1mg Tablet with other medicines exist. Speak to the doctor if these side effects occur.
  3. Take antacids at least 30 minutes before or after sucralfate if you’re taking them.
  4. One informs the doctor about any additional prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, dietary supplements, and herbal products one takes or intends to use. Mention anticoagulants (also known as “blood thinners“) such as warfarin (Coumadin), cimetidine (Tagamet), cinoxacin (Cinobac), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), digoxin (Lanoxin), enoxacin (Penetrex), ketoconazole (Nizoral), levofloxacin (Levaquin), levothyroxine (Levothroid, Lev (Theo-24) Take any of these medications at least two hours before sucralfate if you are taking any of them. Additionally, your doctor might need to adjust the dosage of your drugs or keep a close eye out for any adverse affects. 
  5. Inform the doctor if one wishes to become pregnant.   

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication. Some precautions heeded are for a better outcome.


Sucralfate 1mg Tablet interacts with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. The doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be mixed. The other drugs it interacts with stated below:

  • Aluminum
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Digoxin
  • Phenytoin
  • Ketoconazole
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D3
  • Synthroid
  • Metoprolol

Being mindful of the drugs and their uses is essential. Renal dysfunction and Hypophosphatemia are the two diseases that interact with this medicine.  


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Sucralfate Starch
D&C Red #30 Lake
Magnesium stearate
Microcrystalline cellulose
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